Finn Harps have been drawn at home to north-west rivals Sligo Rovers in the second round of the EA Sports Cup.
Harps had been away to Galway United in each of the last two seasons, but today’s draw, conducted at FAI headquarters in Abbotstown, has given the Donegal men a home tie.
Picture caption: Simon McGlynn, who made his Finn Harps debut on Monday night against Cockhill Celtic in the EA Sports Cup.
They’ll welcome the Bit O’Red to Finn Harps for the second round fixture on the week beginning Monday, April 17.
Sligo Rovers had been given a bye in the first round.
On Monday night, Harps defeated Ulster Senior League side Cockhill Celtic 3-1 in their opening round fixture. A Jonny Bonner brace and a third by Sean Houston saw Ollie Horgan’s men through.
The second round fixtures are done on a regional ‘pool’ basis.
Limerick FC v Cork City
Waterford United v Cobh Ramblers
Galway United v Derry City
Finn Harps v Sligo Rovers
St Patrick’s Athletic v Bray Wanderers
Dundalk v UCD
Shamrock Rovers v Bohemians
Shelbourne v Longford Town